I rate stuff in my current music player, iTunes, to spruce up the DJ function. iTunes really oughta support 6 star ratings, mostly for Antonio Carlos Jobim.
As some may know I have been a budding jazz fan for years. So this post is kind of ‘jazz fans only’.
Every once in awhile, I have a million dollar idea. The idea is simply: Keith Jarrett Karaoke. Off-nights at jazz clubs, you put some snappy Keith Jarrett on the karaoke machine and entice the most diehard fans to lip sync his vocalizations.
The degree of difficulty on this is at least one order of magnitude higher than any other karaoke attempted by mankind. Which is what would make it all the more impressive.
Thanks to Kirk for sharing this with me; always one of my favorites to play. I like this version.
… of the mind. I think about death almost constantly, but count myself an extremely happy person. I wonder if happy people secretly obsess more on death than the rest; we’ve more to lose.
The miracle of life is only a miracle because of mortality, because of the contrast of that little bit of light in the darkness. The facts of a dying sun and an expanding, ever lonelier universe do not dissuade the living. All matter has been slowly cooling since the Big Bang… forget global warming, the Big Freeze is how it all really ends.
Tim Clark suggested a childrens’ version of Ice and Fire at work the other day. I laughed a long time about that. I like the idea a lot. To support the above Big Freeze notion, the adult version was written by a guy named Frost. Am I crazy?